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        Les biches, ballet avec chant en 1 acte

      First edition of the score, which he did not mention large paper, text in French from the French folk songs and translations in German and English established by Jacques Benoist-Méchin. First course illustrated with a drawing of Marie Laurencin. Rare and nice copy. Au Ménestrel Paris s.d. (1923) 25x32cm broché

      [Bookseller: Librairie Le Feu Follet]
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        The Sun Field

      New York: G.P. Putnam's Sons. 1923. First. First edition. Pencil owner's name on the front fly, a couple of small splash marks and a small sunned patch near the front gutter, a very good or better copy in near fine dustwrapper with a few very small nicks at the corners. According to McCue's, Baseball by the Books: A History and Bibliography of Baseball Fiction (pg. 25): "The first novel with serious baseball content aimed at an adult audience. The book is narrated by a former sportswriter, as Broun was, in love with a free-spirited, intellectual feminist, as was Broun's wife, while she falls for a baseball player who is clearly modeled on Babe Ruth. Numerous players of the early 1920s appear by name." Exceptionally uncommon in any sort of reasonably attractive dustwrapper .

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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        Binding, Fine- de Sauty] The Etchings of Sir Francis Seymour Haden, P.R. E.

      Large quarto. Sumptuously bound by Donnelley [stamped in gilt pallet, front dentelle]: designed and finished by Alfred de Sauty in full crushed dark green morocco with lavish central circular gilt designs, inlaid red morocco "H" square blindstamped sectons each with gilt dots and four leaf and heart devices at the corners, repeated on both covers. Spine with raised bands, six gilt panels; inner dentelles with gilt ruling and similar leaf and heart devices. A magnifcent, lavish binding by de Sauty, made more enchanting by the following: on one of the last page (following original cloth covers and spine) is a special printed page with ornate gilt stamped box and label: "This Book" after which is printed in pen: ".was sewn by E. Dvorak, [was] forwarded by J. Todd, [was] designed & finished by 'Alfred de Sauty. Dec 1st, 1925' the latter written in long-hand by de Sauty. Margins of spine on cover slightly worn, else fine. Exceedingly scarce thus, and probably shown in one of the Donnelly exhibitions. Nice matching felt-lined contemporary slipcase. Bookplate of Neva & Guy Littell. Littell was the president of the R. R. Donnelley. [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: Nudelman Rare Books]
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        General Pershing recommends future Secretary of State George Marshall to write an article on the U.S. military effort in the First World War

      Two Typed Letters Signed, "John J. Pershing," the first letter as General of the Armies, 1 page, 7" x 9.25" on his official letterhead, Washington, July 2, 1923, to F. H. Hooper, editor of the Encyclopædia Britannica recommending the services of his aide, George C. Marshall to author an article on the United States military efforts during the First World War. Offered together with a second Typed Letter Signed, "John J. Pershing,", 1 page, 7" x 9.25" on his formerly official letterhead, Washington, March 18, 1927, to F. H. Hooper, editor of the Encyclopædia Britannica concerning rewriting the same article for the next edition. Light creases, a few foxed spots and minor marks from paperclips, else near fine condition. In 1923, editor F. H. Hooper approached Pershing to write an article for the 13th edition of the Encyclopædia Britannica. Pershing, who was then composing his own memoir of his experiences in the Great War, declined the offer, but recommended his aide, future Secretary of State, George C. Marshal, then a Major and one of Pershing's aides. Pershing responds to Hooper's offer in full: "I have carefully considered the proposal contained in your letter of June 30th for me to contribute a chapter on the United Sates Command of Allied Forces for the history the Encyclopaedia Britannica purposes publishing, and I regret that it does not seem practicable for me to do this. Your offer is much appreciated and I am very sorry not to make a more favorable reply. Should you be in doubt as to who can prepare the chapter, I suggest my aide-de-camp, Major George C. Marshall, who is familiar with the facts in the matter. Major Marshall and myself leave tomorrow on a five weeks tour of inspection so it would not be possible for him to start on this work, should you desire him to undertake it, until after his return, the last week in August." Apparently Marshall did not accept the offer (if it was tendered to him at all). Like Pershing, Marshall, was also composing his own memoir of the late war. Never confident in his skills as a writer, he shelved the project after showing it to a publisher who promptly asked for revisions. The volume, Memoirs of My Service in the World War would be published posthumously in 1976. (Ed Cray, General of the Army: George C. Marshall, Soldier and Statesman, 2000, p. 95) Pershing's own memoir of his time in France, My Experiences in the World War, garnered the general a Pulitzer Prize in 1932. Whoever Hooper found to write the chapter proved to be a disappointment. In March 1927, Pershing, who had retired in 1924, accepted Hooper's request to undertake a rewrite: "Please accept the assurance of my appreciation of your attitude toward the matter of having the account of the American effort in the World War rewritten. It certainly should be done. I am surprised that the man who wrote it should have made so many errors as to facts and conclusions. It is far from being an accurate or fair account of what our armies did. As you suggested, I shall have the articles prepared and submitted to you for insertion in your next edition. I would be of advantage to know about when that opportunity will occur..." The fourteenth edition of the Encyclopaedia Britannica, published in 1929, included a chapter by Pershing on the "Meuse-Argonne Operation."

      [Bookseller: University Archives]
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        My Disillusionment in Russia

      Garden City: Doubleday, Page & Company, 1923. First. hardcover. very good(-). Inscribed book by the Russian-born anarchist. 2 volumes, together 420 pages, 8vo, burgundy cloth (Volume 2 is darker and unsigned; inner hinge cracked). Garden City: Doubleday, Page & Company, 1923-24. First editions. Very good(-) condition. Volume 1 is inscribed on the front free endpaper: "Dr Hans Kahn With my compliments Emma Goldman London Aug. 1925." Volume 2, titled "My Further Disillusionment in Russia," is signed by a previous owner.

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        A Lighter of Flames

      New York: Crowell, 1923. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Good. Flagg, James Montgomery. This is one of a thousand copies signed by the author. It is also a presentation copy, inscribed: "To my darling son William S. Hart Jr. from his affectionate father, 1933." Coarse tan cloth over boards with striking turquoise decor surrounding a silhouette on front. Same colors on spine. Some ghosting on endpapers. Binding solid, square and tight. Some soiling on top edge with one nick in cloth. Dust jacket sunned on spine and worn along edges and folds. Chips and minor tears along edges, with a half-moon gap on the lower back cover (non-interfering with text) and a tear across top of spine that removes the first word from the title. Laid in is an 8.5 x 11" four-page summary of reviews for William S. Hart's autobiography My Life East and West. Color frontispiece shows a young Patrick Henry in buckskin declaring "Give me liberty or give me death. William Surrey Hart (December 6, 1864 ?- June 23, 1946) was an American silent film actor, screenwriter, director and producer. He is remembered for having "imbued all of his characters with honor and integrity." His Hollywood star is located at 6363 Hollywood Blvd. James Montgomery Flagg (1877-1960) was an American artist and illustrator remembered primarily for his "Uncle Sam Wants You" illustration. He created many paintings for William S. Hart, most of which are now on view at the William S. Hart Ranch & Museum in Newhall, California.

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        Shackleton's Last Voyage

      London: Cassell and Company, Ltd.,, 1923. The Story of the Quest … From the Official Journal and Private Diary kept by Dr. A. H. Macklin Large octavo. Original blue cloth, gilt lettered spine, front cover lettered in black and with large pictorial block, pictorial endpapers. Coloured frontispiece, 100 black and white plates from photographs, sketch maps in the text. A touch of foxing otherwise a very good copy. First edition. Wild had been with Scott on the Discovery, was with Mawson in 1911?-14, "and was a close friend of Shackleton on both the Nimrod expedition of 1907-09 and second-in-command on the Transantarctic Expedition of 1917-17... Wild joined Shackleton on his final voyage to the Antarctic in 1921-23 but the explorer's death sapped Wild's desire to continue" (Howgego). A "handsome publication" reproducing "the last photographs of Shackleton to be taken" (Taurus). Wild emigrated to South Africa, and drifted into bankruptcy and alcoholism. He died destitute in Johannesburg in 1939.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        Sous le signe du Rossignol -

      L'Edition d'art H. Piazza 1923 -, Paris - 1 volume. In-4 102 pp. Couverture beige illustrée. Intérieur très frais. Composé de 19 planches en couleurs en hors-texte contrecollées de Kay NIELSEN précédées d'une serpente légendée. Texte imprimé dans un encadrement de 3 filets verts. Très bon état. L'un des 1500 exemplaires numérotés sur papier japon, seul tirage. Cet ouvrage contient les contes suivants : L'Enfant boréal - L'oiseau de feu - Le Vase d'or - L'Enchanteur - La Petite Maison au jardin de choux - Vers la Croix d'Etoiles. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Tappan's Burro and Other Stories

      New York: Harper & Brothers. 1923. First edition. Hardcover. Very Good+. Signed by Grey! Stated first edition, 1923, hardcover with decorative black cloth boards in dust jacket, octavo, 253pp., illustrated in color. Book VG+ with mild rubbing and hint of soil to boards, binding just tender, previous owner's plate to front pastedown, otherwise text clean and unmarked. DJ VG+ with mild edgewear and rubbing, looking handsome in protective mylar wrap.

      [Bookseller: Caliban Books ABAA-ILAB]
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        Altägyptische Festungen an der zweiten Nilschnelle

      Otto Harrassowitz, Leipzig 1923 - Extremely rare. Veröffentlichungen der Ernst von Sieglin Expedition in Ägypten 03. Otto Harrassowitz, Leipzig, 1923. First edition. Folio, 46 pages, 22 plates. Brown cloth. Very good condition. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        The World Crisis, a remarkable set of British first editions with five dated inscriptions from Churchill to his Aunt and significant annotations by her son, Churchill's Cousin, concerning the Battle of Jutland

      London: Thornton Butterworth Limited, 1923. First edition. Hardcover. This is an extraordinary inscribed and annotated British first edition set of Churchill's history of the First World War. Each of the five books (the 1916-1918 book was issued in two volumes) is inscribed and dated by Churchill to his Aunt Clara. Clarita "Clara" Jerome Frewen (1851-1935) was the eldest sister of Churchill's mother and wife of Moreton Frewen, the famously slipshod editor of Churchill's first book, The Story of the Malakand Field Force. Three inscriptions are dated pre-publication and all five are warmly personal, with Churchill using only his first name. The inscriptions alone would make the set a prize, but it is the second family association that makes the set a unique piece of history. The books passed to Clara's son and Churchill's first cousin, Captain Oswald Moreton Frewen (1887-1958). Oswald was a career naval officer who served under Churchill's leadership as First Lord of the Admiralty during both the First and Second World Wars. Oswald participated in every naval engagement in the North Sea during the First World War, after the war helped the Admiralty prepare the official history of the Battle of Jutland, and during the Second World War served as King's Harbour Master of Scapa Flow. THE ANNOTATIONS: Of note, according to the Frewen family, Oswald's own 1916 diary "is considered to be part of the United Kingdom's national archives because of his description of the Battle of Jutland," with a claim upon the volume made by the Royal Naval Museum, Portsmouth, England. Oswald's extensive annotations in this set appear throughout the two 1916-1918 volumes and run to thousands of words. These annotations are remarkably informed and informative, sharply critical, and compellingly interesting - to both collectors and scholars. Some of Oswald's criticism may be attributed to his partisan admiration of Admiral Jellicoe, some perhaps to jealousy toward a famous cousin. Nonetheless, Oswald's comments are not without some expressed admiration for his Cousin Winston's gifts - both literary and as a leader. And tempering the sharp criticism is the knowledge that Oswald actively sought - and received - his cousin Winston's inscriptions in books that Oswald read and annotated until Oswald's death in 1958. We have transcribed the entirety of Captain Frewen's annotations, producing a 22-page document which we will provide upon request. CONDITION: This set is in sound, unrestored condition, with the original bindings firm and intact - well short of fine but of course to be prized far more for provenance and content than for condition. Five volumes are first edition, first printing. Volume I, the 1911-1914 volume, is first edition, second printing (printed only three days after publication of the first printing). The blue cloth bindings are square and tight, but show some of the scuffing endemic to the smooth navy cloth and some wear to extremities. We note the following: slight outward warping to the 1915 volume boards; some minor fraying at the head of the 1915 volume spine; minor blistering of The Aftermath cloth (to which this particular volume was prone) on the upper front cover and lower right of the spine; minor discoloration spots to The Eastern Front front cover and a wrinkle (binding error rather than blistering) in the upper rear cover cloth. Spotting is substantially confined to the page edges and first and final leaves, the heaviest instance within the set observed on the inscribed page of the 1915 volume. We note no previous ownership marks beyond the author's inscriptions and Captain Frewen's annotations. The set is housed in a navy cloth slipcase with gilt print and decoration. PROVENANCE: This set has remained in the Frewen family until now, providing both sterling provenance and a unique opportunity for collectors. Bibliographic reference: Cohen A69.2(I).d, A69.2(II).a, A69.2(III-1).a, A69.2(III-2).a, A69.2(IV).a, A69.2(V).a.; Woods/ICS A31(ab), Langworth p.105

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        Illustrated Guide to the Federated Malay States

      Malay States Information Agency, London 1923 - A pocket sized handbook for tourists visiting Malaya in the 1920s. 377 pages including many black and white photographs by Kleingothe and others as well as seven watercolours by Mrs HC Barnard. Including a fold out map in a pocket at the rear. Please see the scan of the contents page for further details. Weight: 0.6kg. Post free within Malaysia. One of the corners of the front cover is bumped. The cover has also lost its original brightness with age. The end papers have medium tanning and the rest of the book generally has mild tanning [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The Girl from Hollywood

      Macaulay Co. New York (1923) - First Edition, Early Issue. P. J. Monahan dustjacket art. The creator of Tarzan's only Hollywood fiction title, and one that rails against the Hollywood lifestyle, including the use and trafficking of cocaine and other narcotics which was already in the 1920's becoming a scandal in contemporary America. Found in Anthony Slide's Hollywood Novel, but missed by Hubin, despite its clear criminal content. Early printing of this title with green cover lettering and frontis stating: "The director's eyes snapped.'Only a camera man and myself are here.'" In very early state of the colorful dustjacket with the rear panel advertising titles published by Macaulay in 1924. Near Fine in Good or Very Good dustjacket lacking lower inch of spine, shallow edge chips and closed tears. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        The Writings of Lafcadio Hearn In Sixteen Volumes

      Boston and New York: Houghton Mifflin Company/The Riverside Press Cambridge, 1923. Hardcover. Very Good. Charles S. Olcott. Koizumi edition. Complete set. All volumes have stated 1923 publication date on title page, with various copyright dates for each volume, early 1900s.. Indexed (Vol. 16 only). Illustrated with frontispieces in color for each volume, all protected with guard-leaf as well as are all black-and-white throughout. Each illustration has caption described in detail. Except as otherwise stated, the illustrations are from photographs by Charles S. Olcott. One-Quarter green cloth with gilt lettering to spines, gilt top edges, deckle fore- and bottom edges, slightly browned, pages age-toned, with clear and bright text-block, endpapers gently tanned. All volumes have clean covers, green paper over boards, with very light shelf-wear to corners and spine, binding tight and firm. Covers of volume One are slightly faded. Contents by volume: Vol. I, Leaves from the Diary of an Impressionist, Creole Sketches and Some Chinese Ghosts; Vol. II, Stray Leaves from Strange Literature, and Fantastics and Other Fancies; Vol. III, Two Years in the French West Indies (Part I); Vol. IV, Two Years in the French West Indies (Part II): Chita, Youma; Vol. V, Glimpses of Unfamiliar Japan (Part I); Vol. VI, Glimpses of Unfamiliar Japan Part II); Vol. VII, Out of the East, and Kokoro; Vol. VIII, Gleanings in Buddha-Fields, and The Romance of the Milky-Way; Vol. IX, Exotics and Retrospectives, and In Ghostly Japan (some white scuffing to front cover); Vol. X, Shadowings, and A Japanese Miscellany; Vol. XI, Kotto, and Kwaidan; Vol. XII, Japan, an Attempt at Interpretation (some browns spots to front flyleaves and mild white scuffing at front cover); Vols. XIII-XVI (same title, in Four Parts, respectively): Life and Letters of Lafcadio Hearn, including The Japanese Letters. Patrick Lafcadio Hearn (1850–1904), known also by the Japanese name Koizumi Yakumo, was an international writer, known best for his books about Japan, especially his collections of Japanese legends and ghost stories. The Japanese director Masaki Kobayashi adapted four Hearn tales into his 1965 film, Kwaidan. Some of his stories have been adapted by Ping Chong into his puppet theatre, including the 1999 Kwaidan and the 2002 OBON: Tales of Moonlight and Rain. In 1890, Hearn went to Japan and it was in Japan that he had found a home and his greatest inspiration. [Just a few excerpts from a fascinating and rich life]

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        Sonates à quatre mains pour le piano-forte. Nº3 in G. Hambourg, chez Cranz, s.d. RELIÉ AVEC (à la suite): 2). DIABELLI (A.). Sonates à quatre mains pour le piano-forte. Hambourg, chez Cranz, s.d. 3). PÄR (F.). Ouverture de l'opéra Sophonisbe pour le piano forte à quatre mains. Hambourg, chez Cranz, s.d. 4). GELINEK (l'abbé). Cavatine de Tancrède. Varié pour le piano forte. Hambourg, chez Cranz, s.d. 5). DIABELLI (A.). Sonates à quatre mains pour le piano-forte. Hambourg, chez Cranz, s.d. 6). DIABELLI (A.). Sonates à quatre mains pour le piano-forte. Hambourg, chez Cranz, s.d. 7). DIABELLI (A.). Sonates à quatre mains pour le piano-forte. Hambourg, chez Cranz, s.d. 8). RIES (F.). Seconde Polonoise à quatre mains pour le piano-forte. Hambourg

      - 15 partitions en 1 volume in-4 obong. 1). 7pp. 2). 7pp. 3). 1f. 15pp. 4). 17pp. 5). 15pp. 6). 27pp. 7). 19pp. 8). 17pp. 9). 17pp. 10). 1f. 13pp. 11). 23ppp. 12). 15pp. 13). 19pp. (i.e. 17). 14). 21pp. (i.e.11). 15). 11pp. Demi-veau, dos refait. Rousseurs prononcées. Mouillures. Quelques partitions déboîtées. Recueil de 15 partitions de Musique pour Piano, imprimées au début du XIXe. 2 ex-libris manuscrits "Ruth Marie Passum den 18 Februar 1923" et "Atalante Caroline Erichson den 1. Februar 1842".

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        Early Chinese Jades

      London, Ernest Benn, 1923 (first edition). - 1 volume in-4, 148 pp., illustrated by 64 photographic plates (8 in colour). Publisher's grey cloth, lightly soiled, small library marks, a good copy. A fine and scarce early work on Chinese Jades.Una Pope Hennessy was a British writer, with a passion for jade. She collected jades all over her lifetime. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The Works of Alfred Lord Tennyson

      London Macmillan and Co., 1923 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. A lovely edition of Tennyson's complete works withan engraved author's portrait to the frontispiece by G. J. Stodart from a photograph by J Mayall. With a poem dedicated 'To the Queen' as a preface dated March 1851. With an ink inscription to front blank dated 1926. With binder's stamp to verso of front free endpaper. Condition: In a half calf binding with cloth covered boards. Externally, generally smart, lightly rubbed to extremities. With some fading to spine and slight marks to boards. Internally, firmly bound. Generally bright and clean throughoutbut with the odd spot to first and last few pages as usual. Overall: VERY GOOD INDEED.

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        The Mysterious Affair At Styles

      UK: The Bodley Head, 1923. 1st Edition . Hardcover. Good+/Very Good. The Mysterious Affair At Styles by Agatha Christie First Edition The Bodley Head 1923. First Cheap Edition February 1923. First Cheap Edition February 1923. No foxing or browning, covers G+ only in pictorial dust jacket (circa 1925) showing only light wear. Not price clipped. Extremely scarce.

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        The Tomb of Tut Ankh Amen Discovered by the Late Earl of Carnarvon and Howard Carter [First Two Volumes Only]

      George H. Doran Company, New York - [copyright date 1923-1927], 1st American Editions. () Very good in very good dust jacket. xxviii,[29]-334;xxxv,[1],[37]-408pp. Two volumes. Octavo. Original red cloth, with gilt title on spine, gilt lettering and decoration on front cover. Minor bumping to corners, Decorative endpapers. Previous owners pencil signature on both volumes f.f.e.p dated 1923 & 1928. 171 plates total (including frontispieces) from photos by Harry Burton. Very minor wear to extremities on dustjackets, Volume two has slight tear at top left near hinge. The story of the discovery of the tomb with a biographical account of Tut-ankh-aman. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Die Fragmente der griechischen Historiker (FGrHist). 4 Bände und Indexe in 21 (statt 22) Teilbänden.,

      Berlin, Weidmann, 1923 ff und Leiden, Brill, 1958-1999. - 25 x 17 cm. *Nahezu vollständig, es fehlt lediglich das kleine kartonierte Ergänzungsheft "3. Teil, C: Fascile 1: Commentary on Nos. 608a - 608" (1994, 113 Seiten), ansonsten ganz vollständig, inklusive Band 4 in allen Teilbänden und aller Indexbände. Der erste Band liegt vor in der revidierten Neuausgabe in 2 Bänden (die erste alte Fassung liegt als Zugabe ebenfalls bei). - Ausgeschiedenes Bibliotheksexemplar mit den üblichen Stempeln und Kennzeichnungen. Einbände teils berieben und mit teils abgelösten Rückenlabels, Bindung jedoch bei allen Bänden intakt und die Textseiten durchweg sauber. - Die „FGrHist" ist eine Sammlung von Textfragmenten aus ansonsten nicht überlieferten Werken der griechischen Antike. Sie wurde 1923 von Felix Jacoby begründet und führt die Arbeit der von Karl Müller herausgegebenen Fragmenta historicorum Graecorum (5 Bde. Paris 1841–1884) fort. Sie dienen als wichtiges Hilfsmittel für Althistoriker und Philologen. - Vorhanden sind alle Teilbände (außer: Commentary on Nos. 608a - 608). - Teil 1, Genealogie und Mythographie. 1923 -dazu der erweiterte Nachdruck- Teil 1, A1 Vorrede, Text, Addenda, Konkordanz Neudr. Brill, Leiden 1957. Teil 1, A1, Kommentar Nachträge Neudr. Brill, Leiden 1957. Teil 2, Zeitgeschichte. - A. Universalgeschichte und Hellenika [Nr. 64-105], Weidmann, Berlin, 1926. Teil 2, Zeitgeschichte. - B. Spezialgeschichten, Autobiographien und Memoiren, Zeittafeln [Nr. 106-261], Weidmann, Berlin 1926-1930. Teil 2, Zeitgeschichte. - C. Kommentar zu Nr. 64 - 105. Weidmann, Berlin 1926. Teil 2, Zeitgeschichte. - D. Kommentar zu Nr. 106 - 261. Weidmann, Berlin 1930. Teil 3, Geschichte von Staedten und Voelkern (Horographie und Ethnographie). - A. Autoren ueber verschiedene Staedte (Laender) [Nr. 262-296]. Brill, Leiden, 1940. Teil 3, Geschichte von Staedten und Voelkern (Horographie und Ethnographie). - A. Kommentar zu Nr. 262 - 296. Brill, Leiden 1943. Teil 3, Geschichte von Staedten und Voelkern (Horographie und Ethnographie). - B. Autoren ueber einzelne Staedte (Laender) [Nr. 297 - 607]. Brill, Leiden, 1954. Teil 3, Geschichte von Staedten und Voelkern. - B (Suppl.), A commentary on the ancient historians of Athens. - Vol. 1. Text. Brill, Leiden, 1954. Teil 3, Geschichte von Staedten und Voelkern. - B (Suppl.), A commentary on the ancient historians of Athens. - Vol. 2. Notes, Addenda, Corrigenda, Index. Brill, Leiden 1954. Teil 3, Geschichte von Staedten und Voelkern. - B, Kommentar zu Nr. 297 - 607. Textband. Brill, Leiden, 1955. Teil 3, Geschichte von Staedten und Voelkern. - B, Kommentar zu Nr. 297 - 607. Notenband. Brill, Leiden, 1955. Teil 3, Geschichte von Staedten und Voelkern. - C, Autoren ueber einzelne Laender. - Bd. 1. Aegypten - Geten [Nr. 608a - 708]. Leiden, Brill, 1958 Teil 3, Geschichte von Staedten und Voelkern. - C, Autoren ueber einzelne Laender. - Bd. 2. Illyrien - Thrakien [Nr. 709 - 856]. Brill, Leiden, 1958. Part 4, Biography and antiquarian literature. - A, Biography. - Fasc. 1. The pre-Hellenistic period. Brill, Leiden, 1998. (von Jan Bollansé u. a.) Part 4, Biography and antiquarian literature. - A, Biography. - Fasc. 3. Hermippos of Smyrna. Brill, Leiden, 1999 (von Jan Bollansé). Part 4, Biography and antiquarian literature. - A, Biography. - Fasc. 7. Imperial and undated authors. Brill, Leiden, 1999. (von Jan Radicke) 1. Introduction, alphabetical list of authors conserving testimonia & fragments. - 2. Concordance Jacoby - source. - 3. Alphabetical list of fragmentary historians with alphabetical list of source-authors for each. Brill, Leiden, 1999. (von Pierre Bonnechere). Sprache: de Gewicht in Gramm: 30000 Halbleinenbände der Zeit mit Rückentitel und blaue Orig.-Leinenbände.

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        The Player's Shakespeare. .works printed litteratim from the First Folio . 1623

      Ernest Benn Limited, London 1923 - Seven volumes complete Small folio. tan linen spines lettered in black over gray boards. Each volume illustrated with colour plates as well as in text black and white drawings by various artists. No. 187 of 450 sets for sale, printed at the Shakespeare Head Press. The individual volumes are:The Merchant of Venice, illustrated by Thomas LowinskiThe Tragedie of MacBeth illustrated by Charles RickettsThe Tragedie of Cymbeline illustrated byAlbert RutherstoneThe Tragedie of Julius Ceasar illustrated by Ernest SternThe Tragedie of King Lear illustrated by Paul NastA Midsommer Nights Dreame illustrated by Paul NashLoves Labour's Lost. Minor browning to board edges, else fine three volumes with plain brown dust jackets (with small nicks and tears, some loss of paper), two volumes with gray dust jacket lettered in black (spines and edges little browned) [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The Player's Shakespeare. printed litteratim from the First Folio ... 1623

      London: Ernest Benn Limited, 1923. tan linen spines lettered in black over gray boards. Minor browning to board edges, else fine/three volumes with plain brown dust jackets (with small nicks and tears, some loss of paper), two volumes with gray dust jacket lettered in black (spines and edges little browned). Small folio. Seven volumes complete Each volume illustrated with colour plates as well as in text black and white drawings by various artists No. 187 of 450 sets for sale, printed at the Shakespeare Head Press The individual volumes are: The Merchant of Venice, illustrated by Thomas Lowinski The Tragedie of MacBeth illustrated by Charles Ricketts The Tragedie of Cymbeline illustrated byAlbert Rutherstone The Tragedie of Julius Ceasar illustrated by Ernest Stern The Tragedie of King Lear illustrated by Paul Nast A Midsommer Nights Dreame illustrated by Paul Nash Loves Labour's Lost .

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        Seder Haggadah shel Pesach ivri Taitch oif groise otiyot mit sipurim oif taitsch kedey es sol keinen yeider farshteyn di nisim fun yetizat mitzrayim. oikh hoben mir mosif gevein tzen maalot

      Yitzhak Shlomovitch beLodz, Warsaw Warszawa, Poland 1923 - Variant of Yudlov 2909 which is a a 96 page edition. Verso of title page, in hebrew: printing press of Sikora Mylner. Novolipki 6. Published by the Yitzhak Shlomovitch bookstore in Lodz. Novomieski 16. OCLC: Libraries worldwide that own item: 1 [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        The Mysteries of the People or History of a Proletarian Family Across the Ages

      New York City - New York Labor News Company, 1923 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. The New York Labor New's Company's striking edition of Eugene Sue's 'great masterpiece' The Mysteries of the People. Reviewed by John Hossack in the New York Times, the edition is far from a catchpenny affair. Catchpenny means inferior, showy, gotten up to attract and fool buyers. I can assure you this stricture does not apply to [The Mysteries of the People]. As your reviewer showed, the purpose of the translator and publishers is to help along the labor movement by furnishing a lesson from the past to enlighten the movement of to-day. (NYT 1904)Each volume contains a number of novels:Book One: The Gold Sickle, The Brass Bell, The Iron Collar, The Silver Cross, The Casque's Lark, The Poniard's HiltBook Two: The Branding Needle, The Abbatial Crosier, Carlovingian Coins, The Iron Arrow-Head, The Infants' Skull, The Pilgrim's Shell, The Iron Pincers, The Iron Trevet, The Executioner's KnifeBook Three: The Pocket Bible, The Blacksmith's Hammer, The Sword of Honor, The Galley-Slave's Ring. With portrait frontispiece of the author in volume one. Complete in three volumes. A scarce set rarely found complete. Condition: In full cloth bindings. Externally, sound with some light shelfwear and small marks only. Two of six hinges strained. Internally, firmly bound. Pages are bright and clean throughout. Overall: GOOD..

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        The Romance of Sorcery

      Methuen and Co. Ltd., 1923, Hardcover, Book Condition: Very Good, Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good, Inscribed By Sax RohmerSize: 8vo - over 7?" - 9?" tall, Bright orange buckram covered boards. Orange unclipped dust jacket. Overall a very nice presentation of Rohmer's only non-fiction book about something dear to his heart. Released in 1923 by Methuen in, what they described as a, 'second and cheaper' edition. nothing 'cheap about this volume, Book

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        The Golden Asse of Lucius Apuleius

      London - John Lane the Bodley Head, 1923 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. A smart copy of this retelling of the Metamorphoses of Apuleius, which is the only Roman novel to survive in its entirety. Limited to three thousand copies, of which this is number 214. Illustrated throughout with many colour plates and monochrome vignettes by Jean de Bosschere. Including an introduction by E. B. Osborn. Condition: In a decorative cloth binding with gilt detailing. Externally, generally smart, though with a few marks and some slight bumping. Internally, generally firmly bound. Pages are bright andquite clean, with just some slight foxing to the endpapers. Overall: VERY GOOD INDEED..

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        Le raid Citroën

      Plon-Nourrit, Paris et Payot, Paris 1923 - Voici 2 livres consacrés au désert du Sahara datant l'un et l'autre de 1923. ces 2 ouvrages ont été reliées avec la même toile couleur sable, et inserrés dans un coffret commun.Le premier s'intitule LE RAID CITROEN " La première traversée du Sahara en automobile" de Touggourt à Tombouctou par l'Atlantide 60 photographies et 2 cartes-itinéraires Introduction de M. André Citroën Illustrations de Bernard Boutet de Monvel 1. Avant le départ. La mission. 2. De Touggourt à In Salah, la grande oasis du désert, par la vallée de l'oued Mya et le plateau du Tademaït. 3. Vers le Hoggar par les plaines du Tidikelt. 4. Le Tanezrouft, le pays de la soif. 5. Par les steppes du Soudan, vers le Niger et Tombouctou. 6. Tombouctou. 7. Sur le Niger. 8. Le retour par la voie nouvelle du Sahara. Arrêt dans le centre du Hoggar, le pays de la Peur. Le second volume s'intitule LE SAHARA par E.-F.Gautier professeur à l'université d'Alger 1. Généralités sur le Sahara, sa structure, son climat, ses limites. 2. La vie physique actuelle et passée du Sahara. 3. L'histoire du Sahara. 4. Les régions du Sahara. les deux ouvrages datent de 1923 Reliure artisanale neuve pleine toile [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Original Hand Written Statement of Mary Florence Lassandro Taken by Inspector J.D. Nicholson Signed and Dated Edmonto April 24th / 23.

      Edmonton - 1923. () Very good. 2pp. Two folio pages (21.5 X 35.5 CM) somewhat roughly removed from a binder. Evidence of old staining and soiling from moisture. 68 lines of text or roughly 500 words in total. Also included with the manuscript are a number of contemporary news clippings on the subject. Also included is a three page folio copy / transcript of Nicholson's report. Also included is a copy of Horan's Bio. Of Nicholson. The story of the Emperor Pic murder is well told in the Horan Biography of Nicholson as Chapter XXIX. J.D. Nicholson was Assistant Superintendent of the Alberta Provincial Police and was headquartered in Edmonton. He was very concerned with the illegal bootlegging of whiskey from B.C. Through S.W. Alberta into Montana. The ring leader was Emilio Picariello who was centered in the Crowsnest Pass and worked with various people including his son Steve. An incident occured and Emperor Pic and a house maid, Florence Lassandro, Pic's sons girlfriend, murdered constable Steve Lawson. This event lead to both Pic and Lassandro being convicted of First Degree murder and sentenced to hang. Before the sentence was carried out Lassandro sent for Nicholson to make a statement. (related on p. 259 of the bio.) the document here is that statement in the orginal. (See transcript) the recorded facts seem to differ somewhat from published versions and this rare primary source document gives Lassandro's final statement on the facts. On May 22, 1923 Lassandro was hung being the only Alberta woman and the final. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Aquila Books(Cameron Treleaven) ABAC]
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        [College Yearbook]: The 1923 Columbian

      New York: Senior Class of Columbia College. (1923). First. First and only edition. Bookplate, light edgewear to the boards and the front hinge weakening, but a sound, very good copy. 1923 Columbia Yearbook. Gehrig initially could not play intercollegiate baseball for Columbia because he had played baseball for a summer professional league during his freshman year, unaware that doing so jeopardized his eligibility to play any collegiate sport. Gehrig was ruled eligible to play on the Lions' football team and was a standout fullback and tackle. He later gained baseball eligibility and joined the Lions on that squad as well. But in this yearbook he is featured in photographs and accounts of his days on the football team over the 1922 season. Gehrig is pictured at least twice and is lauded for his "consistent line-plunging," although his efforts could not prevent the season from being "an unmitigated failure, with few, if any, redeeming qualities." Other notables pictured include the authors Corey Ford and Henry Morton Robinson, and Walter Koppisch, Gehrig's teammate, who was later elected to the College Football Hall of Fame. .

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        THE ROVER

      1923. [inscribed by Conrad's wife] Garden City NY: Doubleday, Page & Company, 1923. Original blue cloth. Printer's advance mock-up copy of the first trade edition. The binding is the standard one for this American edition, but inside, the contents consist of the preliminary leaves through page 4 of the text -- after which the leaves are all blank. These are typically called "salesman's dummy" copies, but these Doubleday Page books weren't being sold door-to-door, so this is more likely an advance mock-up copy the publisher had provided Conrad in order to demonstrate how the finished book would appear in its binding.~The volume is in near-fine condition (slightly rubbed at the corners).~The front endpaper is inscribed in 1924 by Conrad's wife (widow? -- Conrad died during 1924), "To Campbell and Hilda Tilbury Fox, | With love and affectionate | regards from | Jessie Conrad Korzeniowska | 1924." Dr. Campbell Tilbury Fox attended to both Joseph and Jessie Conrad from 1918 on, and continued to serve as Jessie's doctor after her husband's death. Most likely, it was not long after Joseph's death that Jessie gave this advance copy of her husband's most-recent novel to their doctor; it is interesting that although Jessie George had grown up an Englishwoman, here she honors her husband by using the feminine version of his original Polish last name, Korzeniowski.

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        PICTURESQUE CHINA : ARCHITECTURE & LANDSCAPE : A Journey Through Twelve Provinces

      New York, NY: Brentano's, 1923. EX-LIB/UNCIRCULATED COPY; no loan pocket. Text/NEW. Gilt embossed red linen boards/VG; sound w/light edge rubs; surface w/marked discoloration to front and spine. DJ/None. No publication date. PO name to front cover verso. Photographic record (w/titles in English, French, German, Spanish & Italian) of traditional Chinese architecture and aesthetics of attendant landscaping from German architect, historian, and photographer, Ernst Boerschmann (1873 - 1949) of Berlin Univ. , whose first saw China in 1902 as a member of the German Army (Shantung, the German sphere of influence, was home to Confucius, and still remains the center of Chinese beer brewing). Contents arrange historic sites by the 12 provinces covered, and is augmented by a list of sites, such as bridges, cave monasteries, graves, memorial gates, temples, mosques, and Bhuddha figures. The 2nd photo is a superb view of the Great Wall in Chili (Hobei), dating from 500 BC --- the mountainous terrian testifies to a time, and the great length China undertook to repel northern nomadic incursions. Rich historical document. Fine copy despite discoloration to boards.. Hard Cover. Very Good/No Jacket. Illus. by Ernst Boerschmann (Author-Photographer). English Language Text.

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        Frauen : Deutsche Ausgabe des Buches "Femmes"

      o. Verlag u. Jahr, ca. 1923,. Pappband, Kopfgoldschnitt : 1. Radierung m. Bleistift von M. E. Philipp signiert, Einband etwas nachgedunkelt u. fleckig, Außengelenke z.T. aufgeplatzt, Kanten berieben, Seiten unten leicht gewellt,, sonst tadellos, 31 Seiten, 12 Blatt, Mit 12 Orig. Rad. v. M. E. Philipp ; 19 x 24 cm. 139206

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        The Bibendum Sketchbook. [Illustrations by Cousyn, Grand Aigle, Hautot, C. King, O'Galop, Ortiz and others]. BIBENDUM'S TWENTY-FIFTH YEAR

      [Michelin, Paris?, 1923], 1923Oblong 4to., First Edition thus, text in English, title and text in blue and black, with very numerous delightful cartoons throughout, neat signature on title; original illustrated wrappers, wire-stitched as issued, yapped edges, covers mildly age-soiled else a very good, clean copy of a rare booklet.One of the world's oldest trademarks, 'Bibendum' (the 'Michelin Man') was created in 1898 by cartoonist Marius Rossillon ['O'Galop'] at the instigation of Andre Michelin. The figure's first mass appearance was on the company's famous poster of 1898 since when it has continued to represent the Michelin company in over 150 companies.This very scarce booklet was produced to mark the figure's twenty-fifth anniversary. Since text and captions are entirely in English (but printed in France) we assume that this is the English version of a French promotional publication.A RARE SURVIVAL.

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        British Antarctic "Terra Nova" Expedition, 1910-1913 Report on the Maps and Surveys

      The British Museum, 1923. Cloth. Very Good. 1st Edition; viii, 94pp, 2 plates, 21 figures in text, 15 folding maps in slip case in rear. All complete. Red cloth covers with gilt titling to spine. Shelfware. Covers sunned with small mark to front cover, corners slightly bumped, contents clean. Very Good. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Arctic & Antarctic; Antarctic; Inventory No: 722. .

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        Der Rabbi von Bacherach. Mit Originallithographien von Max Liebermann. [signierte Vorzugsausgabe].

      Propyläen-Verlag,, Berlin, 1923 - Berlin, Propyläen-Verlag, 1923. 4°. 35 cm. 59 Seiten. Original-Halblederband mit goldgeprägtem Rückentitel. Nummer 164 von 400 nummerierten Exemplaren auf Büttenpapier. Mit 16 (4 ganzseitige) Originallithografien von Max Liebermann. Eine ganzseitige Lithografie als Frontispiz und im Impressum von Max Liebermann signiert. Den Druck des Textes besorgte die Offizin W. Drugulin in Leipzig, die Lithographienwurden von M. W. Lassaly, Berlin von der Handpresse abgezogen. Einband wenig berieben, wenig bestoßen, wenig fleckig. Gutes Exemplar. Numbered exemplares of the limited edition. Signed at the impress and on one original lithograph (frontispiece) by Max Liebermann. With 16 original lithographs. Cover lightly spotted, lightly bumped. Good copy. Original-Halblederband mit goldgeprägtem Rückentitel. [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Den Djerve Skredderen og andre Eventyr [The Adventure of the Bold Tailor]

      Kristiania, Norway: H. Aschehoug & Co. (W. Nygaard). Translated title The Bold Tailor and Adventure. Pa Norsk Ved Wollert Keilhau. Illustrert Av. A. Thornam. Very good beige hardcover. Color pastedown on cover. Some wear, soiling, lacking ffep, previous owner name inside.1923, 16mo, 110pp. One copy located in OCLC. Norsk illustrasjonskunst, 1850-1950: Bibliografi - Page 167 . Very Good. Hardcover. 1923. 16mo - over 5¾" - 6¾" tall.

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        Women & Men

      Paris: Three Mountains Press, 1923. First edition, Copy No. 234 of 300. Tall 8vo. 61, [3] pp. Original tan printed wrappers with red border on upper wrapper. Minor soiling to wrappers, else fine, in a quarter morocco slipcase with chemise. Beautiful copy of a scarce book

      [Bookseller: James Cummins Bookseller]
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        The Tragedie Of Hamlet Prince Of Denmarke Edited By J. Dover Wilson Litt.D. From The Text Of The Second Quarto Printed In 1604-5 `According To The True And Perfect Coppie' With Which Are Also Printed The Hamlet Stories From Saxo Grammaticus And Belleforest And English Translation Therefrom

      Weimar: Cranach Press, 1923. Hardcover. Orig. vellum spine lettered in gilt, light tan thick boards. Teg. Fine in rubbed original slipcase/No Dust Jacket. Edward Gordon Craig. 186 pages. Folio, 35.4 x 24.8 cm. Limited edition, copy 67 of 300 from a total edition of 322, on Maillol-Kessler hand-made paper. The English edition contains additional woodcuts by Craig not present in the German edition of 1929. Title and half-title printed from type by Eric Gill. Title and text printed in red and black, woodcut half-title illustration and 79 woodcut illustrations by and after Edward Gordon Craig, one printed in black and blue, another finished by hand in red. Back cover pocket contains J. Dover Wilson's "Notes on the Text of Shakespeare's Hamlet, 1604." THE ARTIST AND THE BOOK 66. "Together with the Maillol Virgil, this is one of the most ambitious and successful books of the Cranach Press, with a fine harmony between the type page and the illustration.....Craig worked over a period of seventeen years on the woodcuts, developing from the designs originated for his production of Hamlet at the Moscow Art Theatre in 1912." Light spotting to fore-edge tail, original dust wrapper with a few nicks, spine repaired.

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        Color Print of "Point!" after the painting in the collection of The Leash. Peter's Carrot (background) by Duke of Strideaway ex Yumas Throck's Lucky. Jimmie De K (foreground) by Yumas Michael ex Lace II

      New York, 1923. Number 126 of 250, printed labels on the back mount. 20-1/2 x 26-1/2 inches. Laid down on board and backed. Plate trimmed to image. Framed (23 x 29 inches overall). Kennedy Gallery label

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        The History of Don Quixote of the Mancha

      London: The Navarre Society,, 1923. Translated from the Spanish by Thomas Shelton ... With a New Preface by F. J. Harvey Darton. 2 volumes, octavo. Bound for Asprey's of London in red morocco, raised bands to spines, titles and ruling to compartments gilt, single frames to boards gilt, all edges gilt, marbled endpapers. Facsimile engraved title page to each volume, 2 portraits and 18 plates in all; all with captioned tissue guards. Spines gently sunned with a couple of small dark stains to tails. Otherwise an excellent set. This attractively bound set was published solely for the Navarre Society and reproduces the title pages of first English edition of 1612-1620, and the engraved plates of the Tonson edition of 1737-1738.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        Mors et Vita

      T Werner Laurie Ltd, London. 1923 - 1 of 350 copies. Hardcover with grey-green paper-covered boards and cream spine with black spine lettering; pale green end-papers; publisher's device on half title page. 63pp. 8vo. VERY GOOD+ book. Binding is unworn (including extreme tips), with areas of light age-tanning, esp to spine; bumping to spine ends and a negligible bump to lower front fore corner - rest corners and edges are neat and bump-free; very light offsetting to end-papers; spine firm and pages are tight, clean and crease-free - several pages are still unopened; foxing to prelims, fainter foxing to a few margins and fore edge; top edge slightly dust-darkened. No inscription. A decent copy of a very scarce title.

      [Bookseller: Lost World Books]
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